Tag archive for bioengineering

secrets of a seahorse tail

It seems strange to think that there’s any strength in a teeny seahorse at all, but it can withstand crushing forces better than many other animals.

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A deeper understanding of genetics may unlock autism’s mysteries

Researchers combine science and detective work as they piece together clues, cell by cell, to solve a genetic puzzle behind an increasingly common disorder.

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Open wide

For millions of people, the symptoms of a jaw problem—clicking or pain when they swallow or chew—are all too familiar.

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a blood test for breast cancer

Suzanne Tabbaa envisions the day when a routine blood test would catch breast cancer.

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the good sense of Glucosense

A team creates low-cost testing for diabetics in need.

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a valve for saving your heart

For twenty years, Naren Vyavahare has been dedicated to improving the treatments and procedures surrounding artificial heart valves.

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the web of science

A few strands of spider silk glisten like gold as they catch the light. Otherwise they are invisible. And 800 times stronger than steel.

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Creativity can make art of science

Working at the intersection of art and science, Hung “tweaks the methodologies of science,” she says.

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